Causes of Lonliness/An Unspeakable Tragedy Gone Completely Unoticed

Xavier Robinson

January 29, 2019

Filed under Debate of the week, Opinions, spotlight, Student Life/Teen Issues

Xavier Robinson is a new student at Westside High. He has moved 21 times, faced homelessness several times and has schizophrenia. Xavier has a strong interest in mental health and he's researching a new mental illness.    What are you?...

iPhone vs Android

September 21, 2017

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Which phone is better? Survey said iPhones .. Rasheda Gibson - “the camera is better and it has more features” Jakeria Todd - “camera better and I can FaceTime all my friends and also can play games” Taylor...

Post 3: Performance Speech

Ms. Hendrix

September 18, 2017

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We are continuing on with Performance Speech this week.  Performance Speech is your interpretation of a piece of literature, or published work.  Do you think this will be more difficult than just writing a speech and presenting...

Post 2: Speeches

August 23, 2017

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What is the hardest thing about giving a speech?  Tell me a speech that has influenced you.  The speech can be from a movie/television show, a historical speech, or any speech you have heard.  If you cannot think of one, go...

Media and Violence?

Ms. Hendrix

January 17, 2017

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Is there a correlation between Media and Violence?  Do violent lyrics, movies, or other media cause people to be violent?  Let me know what you think.  Make sure you respond to at lease one other person :-)  

Women in the NFL?

April 4, 2016

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Why should Women be allowed to be in the NFL? Should girls be allowed to play high school football?

Professional Athletes and Their Money!

Ms. Hendrix

March 29, 2016

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The figures are staggering, with NBA's average player salary clocking in at$5.15 million, $1.85 million more than players in Major League Baseball who average close to $3.2 million a year.  Some consider professional athletes heroes, othe...

All about Sports!

Ms. Hendrix

March 15, 2016

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The next topic we will be discussing in class is Sports.  However, that is a broad area and we need to narrow it down.  What topics can you think of to cover in debate, about sports?  List one to two suggestions.

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